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Are You An Asshole When You Go Out To Eat?

Stop taking pictures of everything you eat!

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    Cut in line because you claimed to "know the owner."
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    Insisted on sitting in the middle and made others sit at the ends of the table.
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    Asked to have a dish made that wasn't on the menu.
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    Insisted on ordering last.
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    Changed your order after hearing someone else order something better than what you ordered.
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    Made up an allergy just because you didn't like a specific food item.
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    Asked the server for a little more time after the third time they'd come around to take your order.
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    Talked with your mouth full.
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    Ordered an appetizer when nobody else had ordered one.
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    And taken your time eating the appetizer while other people waited for their main course.
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    Talked down to the server.
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    Asked for a Caesar salad but with no eggs, no croutons, and no chicken. Oh, and also with no Parmesan.
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    Talked so loud that the people around you could hear your conversation.
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    Let your child scream and throw a tantrum throughout the entire meal.
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    Insisted that the server interact with your child.
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    Asked for the people at your table to wait to start eating because you wanted to take an Instagram photo.
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    Taken dozens of pictures of everything you were eating.
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    Reorganized the dishes on the table in order to get a better picture.
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    Listened to the conversation happening at the table next to yours.
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    Interrupted the conversation at the table next to yours in order to give them your opinion.
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    Salted a dish before tasting it, as if the chef didn't know what he was doing.
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    Grabbed something off the server's platter.
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    Asked for the server to be quick because you were in a hurry.
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    Asked about the price of a dish even though it was written on the menu.
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    Specified that you were allergic to a dish after it had been made for and brought out to you.
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    Split a one-person dish between four people.
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    Asked for a table for eight even though there were only two of you and the others wouldn't be getting there for another 45 minutes.
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    Asked the server to take your picture.
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    Made a scene.
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    Finished a whole table's worth of bread by yourself.
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    Finished a whole table's worth of Parmesan by yourself.
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    Ordered something and then didn't even touch it.
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    Spent the whole meal staring at your phone.
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    Made a phone call at the table.
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    Sampled everyone's dishes.
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    And taken large samples, too.
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    Claimed you didn't want any dessert and then proceeded to take bites of other people's desserts.
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    Asked for the bill to be divided evenly even though you'd ordered three times more stuff than the others.
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    Refused to divide the bill up evenly because you didn't want to pay an extra 30 cents for what you'd ordered.
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    Left a tip in small change.

This post was translated from French.

 
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